Dr. Foti has been chief executive officer of the American Association for Cancer Research since 1982. During her tenure, the AACR has grown from about 3,000 to 42,000 members residing in 108 countries. Dr. Foti serves as a board member and past president of the National Coalition for Cancer Research. She is also a member of the Executive Committee and board of Friends of Cancer Research, is on the medical advisory board of the Prevent Cancer Foundation, and is a council member of the European Association for Cancer Research. Dr. Foti has received many national and international awards for her contributions to cancer research.